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Penni Russon Penni Russon i(A84180 works by)
Born: Established: 1974 Tasmania, ;
Gender: Female
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Awards for Works

Only Ever Always 2011 single work novel young adult fantasy 'Claire lives in an ordinary world where everything is whole. But inside Claire is broken. The silvery notes of her music box allow her an escape from her grief into a dream-world, into Clara's world.

Clara's world has always been broken. She finds broken things to swap at the markets; she walks the treacherous route past the brown river where lone dogs prowl; she avoids the seamy side when she can, but with powerful people pulling the strings, it's not always possible.

Which world is real?

Claire's and Clara's paths are set to collide, and each has much to lose - or gain.' (Publisher's blurb)
2012 winner New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature
2011 winner Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Young Adults
2011 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Best Novel
The Indigo Girls 2008 single work novel young adult

'Tilly, Zara and Mieke have always spent each summer together at Indigo Bay. But this year Tilly and Zara will have to spend the first week together without Mieke. Tilly isn't sure how she'll get along with golden girl Zara. Mieke has always been a buffer between them.

'But what Tilly doesn't know is that Zara is battling hidden demons, and has her own concerns. Will they survive this summer unscathed?' (Publisher's blurb)

2008 longlisted Inky Awards Gold Inky
Josie and the Michael Street Kids 2007 single work children's fiction children's Josie and her Mum are moving house, to a place miles away from her best friend, the beach and everything. But then Josie finds a treasure map and meets the kids from Michael Street.
2009 shortlisted Children's Peace Literature Award
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